Bleriot XI

The aeroplane Bleriot system JK Kaspar, now included in the collections of the National Technical Museum, was used by ing. Jan Kaspar in his first long-distance flights in the history of Czech aeronautics. J.Kaspar constructed the plane according to a well known French design in 1910 in Pardubice and, after shorter flights, he realized the first one-hundred- kilometre flight from Pardubice to Prague. Technical specification: One-seat single-engine monoplane with classical tail areas, engine: liquid-cooled four-cylinder Aerodaimler of the power output 70 HP, wing span 928 cm, length 834 cm, weight 325 kg, speed 100 km/h.